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VIDEO: Soldier's family Christmas, faith restored after thieves steal presents

Thieves ruined a United States Soldier's Christmas surprise. They swiped all of the gifts intended for his family. But, strangers have stepped in to save their holiday.

VIDEO: Final Christmas wish for late wife's husband fufilled

A very special Christmas wish touched an Iowa family and a radio station. The station, Star 102.5 in Des Moines, holds a contest every Christmas to grant wishes.

2 Tyler locations set up for Christmas tree recycling

The City of Tyler Solid Waste Department and Keep Tyler Beautiful are providing two locations for Christmas tree recycling in Tyler.

Wing of British Airways plane apparently clips brick building

A British Airways plane was damaged while taxiing at a South African airport Sunday, the company said.

'Fast & Furious 7' to be released in April 2015

Delayed, but a go. That's what "Fast & Furious" actor Vin Diesel told fans Sunday night about the franchise's seventh installment.

Did the NSA overreach? Lawmakers spar over data-collection program

Members of Congress are split on whether to rein in the National Security Agency's surveillance activities after intelligence leaks revealed the extent of the government's data-collection program.

Target credit card hack: What you need to know

 The major hack of discount retailer Target that stole credit and debit card data from 40 million accounts was still reverberating several days later.

Huckabee puts chances of a 2016 run at 50-50, wades into 'Duck Dynasty' controversy

Former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said Sunday there's about a 50-50 chance he'll run for president again in 2016.

Eagles honor cheerleader turned soldier

Rachel Washburn once carried pompoms. Now she carries an M4 carbine. The military brat who became an NFL cheerleader is today a first lieutenant in the United States Army.

Monday last day to sign up for Obamacare for health coverage by January 1

Monday, December 23, 2013, is the last day to sign up for an Obamacare plan if you want health insurance coverage by January 1, 2014.